The first British Council Virtual UK Masterclass Series in South East Asia (SEA) offers exciting opportunities to experience actual learning and classroom interaction with UK universities! Masterclasses are free and open for students in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
British Council Virtual UK Masterclass Series is free-of-charge. Register now!
Mrs Mikaela Green, International Recruitment Officer, University of Derby
I have worked for the University of Derby since 2010; in my current role where I help international students with the whole journey from application to the day they join us, and previously where I looked after international students during their studies at Derby and up until graduation. I originally moved to England from my home country Sweden in 2007 when I began my studies on the BA (Hons) Event Management programme; I have studied at an international school and gone through the UCAS application process.
Dr Patryk Kot, Reader in Sensor Technologies, Liverpool John Moores University
Dr Patryk Kot graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Technology, MSc (Eng) in Microelectronic Systems Design and a PhD entitled “The feasibility of using EM waves in determining the moisture content and factors effecting measurements in building fabrics”, completed in 2017. From 2016, he worked as a Research Assistant within the Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies (BEST) Research Institute working on Healthcare sensor technologies, underwater sensing and energy from waste. In 2017, he became a Senior Lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University within the Civil Engineering department. In 2019, he became a Reader in Sensor technologies whilst leading multiple externally funded research projects in structural health monitoring, material characterisation and healthcare. His area of expertise involves development and testing of novel NDT sensors for structural health monitoring and determination of foreign substances/contaminations on various materials using microwave spectroscopy.
Paul Wreaves, Course Leader for MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, Nottingham Trent University
Paul is the Course Leader for MSc Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. In addition, Paul has been involved with the Personalisation project launched in 2015, which is designed to increase engagement, inclusion and progression within NTU and industry. Paul also teaches leadership, supply chain management, and mentors students from undergraduates through to MBA.
Dr Russell Gerrard, Former principal examiner for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, The Business School (formerly Cass) City, University of London
Russell Gerrard earned his PhD from the University of Cambridge and worked at the University of Sussex, Moscow State University and the University of Zürich before joining what is now City, University of London. A former principal examiner for the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, he regularly teaches courses to actuarial students at undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD level in the Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance at the Business School.
Dr Luca Cacciolatti, Reader in Marketing, Westminster Business School, University of Westminster
Luca is a Reader in Marketing at Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, London. Luca is the Director of the highly innovative, experiential, collaborative learning-based MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Enterprise Development at Westminster Business School. His research interests are in the areas of marketing, entrepreneurship and innovation and the leading conduct of his research focuses on sociological institutionalism. Luca is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society (UK), Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), Member of the Marketing Science Institute (USA) and Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK). Luca has extensive experience working with students’ start-ups and students-led social enterprises, as well as food and drink SMEs, and he is on the judging panel for Shell’s oil company LiveWIRE start-ups funds. Luca covers the role of European Expert as evaluator and rapporteur for the European Commission on Horizon2020 calls related to sustainable and healthy food manufacturing value chains. Luca is also an entrepreneur and successfully runs a company that specialises in business consulting and training. Luca is on the editorial board of Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of Business Research and International Journal of Innovation Studies. He also holds visiting professor positions at the School of Public Affairs, University of Science at Technology of China (Hefei, Anhui), the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University (Beijing) and at the Institute for International Maritime Studies (Athens, Greece).
Dr Alex (Aram) Ter-Sarkisov, Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence, City, University of London
Dr Ter-Sarkisov is a lecturer at City, University of London where he teaches courses on Artificial Intelligence. He received his PhD in computer science from Massey University Palmerston North, NZ and holds an MSc in Statistics from the University of Auckland Auckland, NZ. He worked as a postdoc at TU Dublin Dublin, Ireland, On Deep Learning for Cattle Tracking, Université du Maine Le Mans, France, on Neural Network Language Models and at University of Waterloo Waterloo, ON, Canada working on Hand gesture recognition.
Kaliegh Branham, BA (Hons) Games Art and Design lecturer, Norwich University of the Arts
Kaliegh is Lecturer for BA (Hons) Games Art and Design at Norwich University of the Arts. Kaliegh specialises in digital painting and concept art. Kaliegh is committed to helping students realise their ideas and give them the tools to communicate their concepts. Having completed her own degree at NUA, Kaliegh has since worked as a lead animator on several independent projects, and as an artist for Swallowtail Games, before returning to NUA to teach. Kaliegh’s passion lies in digital art and expression of thought through visual design. She enjoys the freedom designing via digital mediums offers – both in literal and abstract idea formation.
Dr Michał Król, Lecturer in Cyber Security, City, University of London
Dr Michał Król is a lecturer at City, University of London where he teaches Information Security Fundamentals and Cryptography. He did his PhD in computer networks at the University Grenoble Alpes in France and spent several years as a research associate at University College London, University of California, Los Angeles and UCLouvain in Belgium. Michał does research on blockchains, distributed systems and privacy- preserving communication and is a big fan of hackathons and volleyball.
Professor Christoph Bruecker, BAE SYSTEMS Sir Richard Olver Chair on Aeronautical Engineering, City, University of London
Professor Christoph Bruecker is the BAE SYSTEMS Sir Richard Olver Chair on Aeronautical Engineering at City, University of London. Since 2017 he holds a Co-Chair endorsed by the Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair in Nature-Inspired Sensing and Flow Control for Sustainable Transport. Supported by the Royal Academy of Engineering and BAE SYSTEMS, Professor Bruecker's research aims to develop an aerodynamic ‘skin’ that can be evaluated for use on future aircraft. The award reflects the interdisciplinary work of his team including Biofluid Mechanics, Bio-Engineering, Micro-Fluidics, Aeroacoustics, natural flows, environmental flows and more.
Professor Danielle George, Associate Vice President for Teaching and Learning and Professor of Radio Frequency Engineering, The University of Manchester
Danielle George is a Professor Radio Frequency Engineering and Associate Vice President at the University of Manchester. She is currently President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire in the 2016 Queen’s honours list for services to engineering through public engagement. In 2016 she received the Royal Academy of Engineering Rooke Medal for services to engineering and in 2017 received the Harold Hartley Medal for outstanding contribution to the field of Measurement and Control. Danielle research is dedicated to solving one the 14-world engineering grand challenges of the 21st century; engineering the tools for scientific discovery. Her research is delivering class-leading ultra-low noise receivers for Space and Aerospace applications. She is involved in the $1B astronomical instrument, the Square Kilometer Array (SKA), is the UK lead for amplifiers for the $1B Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) telescope and has worked with NASA and ESA on the development of instrumentation for researchers exploring the Big Bang. Her passion for raising public awareness of the positive impact engineering and science has on all aspects of our everyday lives, as well as highlighting to young people the immense depth and breadth of opportunities a career in science and engineering can offer, has led to Danielle’s numerous current high-profile Ambassadorial roles. She presented the 2014 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures and has delivered a number of TED and TEDx talks. Her hometown of Newcastle recognised her as a ‘Great North Contemporary Great’ in the 2015 Great North Culture Exhibition.